Definition of "tricks" []

  • A deceitful, cunning, or underhand action or plan (noun)
  • A mischievous, malicious, or humorous action or plan; joke (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • An illusory or magical feat or device (noun)
  • A simple feat learned by an animal or person (noun)
  • An adroit or ingenious device; knack (noun)
  • A behavioural trait, habit, or mannerism (noun)
  • A turn or round of duty or work (noun)
  • A batch of cards containing one from each player, usually played in turn and won by the player or side that plays the card with the highest value (noun)
  • A card that can potentially win a trick (noun)
  • To defraud, deceive, or cheat (someone), esp by means of a trick (verb)
  • Plural form of trick. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tricks" in a sentence
  • "He practiced coin tricks from a book he found in the wasteland of the prison library; and he worked out; and he made lists in his head of what he'd do when he got out of prison."
  • "That’s not only because people aren’t good at estimating serving sizes of low-fat foods, so they eat up to 50 percent more calories than they would of the “full-fat” version, it’s also because the lingo tricks you into thinking those products are good for you."
  • "One of his favorite tricks is to find a tasty bit and play with it until my wife cannot stand it anymore!"